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Aston Spirit: great mics

Since a while I’ve been using 2 of these condenser microphones. The Aston Spirit has a switchable pattern. You can use the switch to select Omni, Cardioid or Figure-of-Eight. The reviews are unanimous: these British made mics are a great bang for the buck. Tight...

Drums: the effect heads have

I truly love recording drums. A well-tuned drumkit in the right space gives that magical drumsound. Capturing that sound is the greatest. Tuning is not the absolute secret though, because the heads you’re using have a huge impact on your sound. In this clip you...

Magic in music

Despite all technical stuff, the real magic happens in front (or behind if you will) the microphone. Brilliant musicians and brilliant songs really hit you. They give you a vibe, energy, goosebumps and more of that. If there is any performance that gives me...